The deception involves enticing a resident out of the home under the pretext of inspecting or approving work that the thief posing as a contractor claims he or she is performing on a neighbor’s property. Accomplices enter the house and burglarize the premises while the resident is outside on neighboring property engaged in conversation with the pretend contractor.
Please do not leave your home to go anywhere with a stranger, and please do not invite strangers into your home.
If you wish to report any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, contact the .
Supervisor William R. Weaver